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Nov. 01, 2022 | CREB

Radon awareness month is here

Radon is often not talked about as the effects aren't immediate, but if it isn't addressed, it can ultimately lead to premature death.

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Feb. 10, 2022 | CREB

SPONSORED: Five things homeowners need to know about radon gas

Alberta has one of the most radon-exposed populations on the planet, leading to many preventable lung cancer diagnoses each year. This is why it is important to learn how to identify and reduce indoor radon levels.

Radon moves from the soil into homes through gaps or cracks in the foundation, pipes and drains. (Getty Images)
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Nov. 24, 2021 | CREBNow

Radon tips for homeowners

November is national Radon Action Month. Radon is a colourless, odourless, radioactive gas that can leach into homes from the soil through gaps or cracks in the foundation, pipes and drains.

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Jan. 26, 2021 | Shameer Gaidhar

Safety first: why radon mitigation systems should be installed in more Canadian homes

I've been building homes for over two decades, which means I've come across hundreds of common issues that many builders don't feel they need or want to address. Radon gas is one such issue and an invisible threat to homeowners across Canada.

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Jan. 24, 2020 | Geoff Geddes

An invisible threat: How to identify and eliminate the dangers of radon in the home

If you thought the in-laws were bad house guests, what about a cancer-causing gas?

Radon is a radioactive gas that is formed when naturally occurring uranium deposits in soil and rock decay. It is invisible, odourless and tasteless, and can accumulate inside homes – sometimes reaching dangerous levels.

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Oct. 10, 2019 | Jim Zang

Making the grade: Foundation inspection is an important part of the pre-purchase process

When you're buying a new home, the last thing you need is to inherit someone else's problems. Even if you've done a walkthrough and taken a close look at plumbing fixtures, paint and ceilings, the potential for disaster might be lurking just beneath the surface – literally.


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